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Saturday, 2 October 2010

Council Plans to Reduce Carbon Footprint by 20%

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This from Councillor Neil Harrison on the City Council's plans to move forward with energy reduction and the increased use of renewables.

Highlights of the project include:

  • 10 new biomass boilers in schools and leisure centres
  • 80 solar photo-voltaic installations at schools
  • replacing 34,000 street lights with low energy units
  • two new wind turbines at Avonmouth
  • a major investment in new parking spaces for use by the city's two car clubs

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